Articles by jessowen22

A hub of London socialism

9:19 am, Sunday, 19 February 2012

By Jess Owens The Communist Club was one of two prominent venues in Fitzrovia (the other was Cleveland Hall)  where social reform was advanced from the mid to late 19th century. Its origins began with the efforts of some German Asylum Seekers, fleeing persecution, after [...]

Camden libraries consultation

7:51 am, Monday, 28 March 2011

Over 3,000 responses to library consultation document. Trouble is, there are two documents. By Jess Owen Camden Council is consulting library users after the Cabinet decided to reduce spending on libraries from £8m to £6m a year by 2014. The consultation runs until Monday [...]

Camden Poetry Competition

3:42 pm, Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre are running a poetry competition. First Prize is £300. Entries must be based on items in their collection and reach them by September 30th 2010. Entry forms are available from the Archives Centre at 32-38 Theobalds Road. [...]